A collection of classic, fantastical tales from Northern Japan
that are equal parts whimsical and sophisticated, perfect for
readers of all ages.
Kenji Miyazawa is one of modern Japan’s most beloved writers, a
great poet and a strange and marvelous spinner of tales, whose sly,
humorous, enchanting, and enigmatic stories bear a certain
resemblance to those of his contemporary Robert Walser. John
Bester’s selection and expert translation of... more...